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Furosemide (Generic) Oral Solution for Dogs, 10 mg/mL, 60-cc

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Description

Furosemide is a diuretic, or a medication used to remove excess fluid from the body. It's used to treat fluid in the lungs, kidney diseases, congestive heart failure and some other heart diseases. It may also be prescribed to aid in the treatment of high blood pressure, high potassium blood levels, fluid in the abdomen and certain types of tissue swelling. Customers may receive this drug under the names Lasix, Salix.

Uses

Furosemide is a diuretic used to remove excess fluid from the body. It's indicated in the treatment of congestive heart failure, some other heart diseases, pulmonary edema, certain kidney diseases, high blood pressure, high potassium level in the blood, fluid in the abdomen, and certain kinds of tissue swelling.

Possible Side Effects

Dehydration with excessive thirst and increased or decreased urine production have been reported. Electrolyte imbalances, often with rapid heart rate, weakness, depression, vomiting, and restlessness are also possible. If you see any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately. Rarely, pets may see an increase in blood glucose level, anemia, pale gums, tiredness, or weakness. A decrease in white blood cells, (making your pet more susceptible to infections) and stomach or intestinal disorders (with vomiting or diarrhea) are also possible, but rare.

Drug & Food Interactions

Consult your veterinarian before using furosemide with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements

Precautions

Do not use in pets with known allergies to Furosemide or sulfa drugs. Furosemide will cause your pet to urinate more often. Your pet may have more accidents and need to go outside more. Use with caution in pets with kidney disease and diabetes. Do not use in animals with the inability to produce urine, progressive kidney disease, electrolyte imbalances, dehydration, liver disease, diabetes mellitus, vomiting, or diarrhea. Do not use in pregnant or lactating females.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Lasix, Salix.

Also available in tablets.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146682
  • Brand

    Furosemide

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • Generic Name

    Furosemide

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Lasix, Salix

  • For Use With

    Dogs

  • Product Form

    Solution

  • Health Condition

    Congestive Heart Failure, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease

  • Drug Type

    Diuretic

Ingredients
Ingredients

Furosemide.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Dosage, frequency, and duration of treatment vary with each disease, disease severity, and response to treatment. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. This medication may be given with or without food.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures 59° - 86°F.

FAQ

What is Furosemide Oral Solution?

Furosemide Oral Solution is primarily used to treat heart failure and pulmonary edema (lung fluid). It is also used to treat some electrolyte imbalances, such as high calcium and high potassium levels. Furosemide Oral Solution is a diuretic that blocks salt and fluid absorption in the kidney tubules to cause an increase in urine output.

What are the benefits of Furosemide Oral Solution?

  • A diuretic-saluretic for prompt relief of edema.
  • A high degree of efficacy, low-inherent toxicity and a high therapeutic index.
  • A rapid onset of action and of comparatively short duration.

How is this medication given?

Give Furosemide Oral Solution exactly as directed by your veterinarian.

This medication is given by mouth. Never stop giving Furosemide Oral Solution suddenly unless your veterinarian instructs you to. Always speak to your veterinarian if you have questions about how to give this medication.

How does this medication work?

Furosemide works by increasing the amount of salt and water that the kidneys remove from the blood. This extra salt and water is then passed out through the urine.

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    Works a lot better than crushing pills, my 5# likes it better, the dropper goes to most mgs, one quick squirt and you are done!

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